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Put Grammar into Practice! Chapter 4

Exercise 4-3 Find the type of adjective and adjective phrase

 

Read the sentences below and identify the type of adjective or adjective phrase being used. After typing the adjectives or phrases you find, indicate the form by using this code: a two- or three-adjective phrase (tph), an adjective preceded by an adverb (a), a compound adjective (c), attributive adjective (at) or demonstrative adjective (d). 

 

1. She ordered a three-tiered cake for the wedding reception.

Adjective phrase? 

 

Type of adjective:

 

2. These shoes do not fit as well as those sandles.

 

Adjective phrase?

Type of adjective:

 

 

3. She used to have short hair. 

 

 

Adjective phrase?

Type of adjective:

4. Is that dog on a leash?

Adjective phrase?

Type of adjective:

5. The long, bumpy, winding road continues over the mountain.

Adjective phrase?

Type of adjective:

6. That dinner was fairly good but not the best.

Adjective phrase?

Type of adjective

 

7. The coach ordered his basketball team to begin a full-court press against the visiting players.

Adjective phrase?

Type of adjective:

8. The tiny gymnast is a four-time national champion.

Adjective phrase?

 

Type of adjective:

9. I bought the blue teapot instead of the metal coffee grinder.

 

Adjective phrase?

Type of adjective:

 

10. Her craft room has a six-foot ceiling.

 

Adjective phrase?

 

Type of adjective:

11. I didn’t know if the long-stemmed roses were real.

 

Adjective phrase?

 

Type of adjective:

 

12. Joshua stared at the spotted animal with the long neck.

Adjective phrase?

Type of adjective:

13. Sara walked through the thickly grown brush around the cabin.

Adjective phrase?

Type of adjective:

 

14. Do you know when this paper is due?

 

Adjective phrase?

 

Type of adjective:

 

15. With sore, tired, blistered feet, the two girls walked slowly home after the hike.

Adjective phrase?

Type of adjective:

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